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Careers

The Art League employs a staff of approximately 30 full- and part-time employees in its five departments: Administration, Development, School, Gallery, and Store. Most of our staff is connected in some way to the arts, particularly the visual arts, but the skill sets needed for the various positions held are fine arts administration.

Advertised job opportunities will always appear on this page; however, you may apply for a position at any time.

Internships

The Art League School’s Summer Art Camp is currently searching for interns for Summer 2019! Summer camp at The Art League provides a week-long experience in art with each day bringing a new medium or project for youth ages five years and up. Assistance is needed with class set ups, class coordination, in class-instructor assistance, and helping to evaluate the effectiveness of classes offered.Interns are trained and directly supervised by the camp coordinator. Interns will also have the opportunity to create and teach their own lessons towards the end of the summer.

Camp begins June 17, 2019 and ends August 16, 2019. Hours are 9:30 am–4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Internships are unpaid, however stipends will be distributed to interns who work over 200 hours.

A background in art is recommended. Interested candidates should send a resume and letter of interest noting any teaching and/or experience with children to jacobn@theartleague.org.

Unpaid internships are available throughout the year for assisting in the gallery. A gallery internship provides great work experience where you not only gain direct experience working in the visual arts arena, but also learn about the business operations of the gallery. It can also fulfill collegiate intern requirements for both undergraduate and graduate programs. For more information, call 703-683-1780.

Art Camp instructors needed

The Art League’s Summer Art Camp is seeking new teaching artists. Applicants should have a strong fine art background and experience working with/teaching children. Resumes and letters of interest highlighting past teaching experience, along with proposed lesson plans can be sent to kathic@theartleague.org.

Teaching positions

Have an idea for a class you want to teach? Applications should include several slides, tifs or jpegs of current work, a cover letter with statement of intent, and resumé. Applications should be addressed to School Director, Kathi Cohen, at The Art League School, 105 North Union Street Alexandria, VA 22314, or email kathic@theartleague.org.

Ceramics Studio Team positions

The Art League’s Ceramics Department offers a range of studio assistant positions for students. Interested students are invited to develop skills and knowledge while providing labor and support for the studio’s technical operations and educational environment.

Inquiries should be addressed to the Ceramics Chair, Blair Meerfeld, blairm@theartleague.org or to the school office at 703-683-2323 or school@theartleague.org.

Download the Ceramic Positions Chart →